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Current Events Quiz, January 30, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Last week it was reported that Iran's parliament was considering a bill that would cut off oil exports to

 
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Question 2.
Egyptian authorities prevented a number of U.S. citizens from leaving the country as part of a crackdown on

 
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Question 3.
Facing growing opposition, the army fought battles last week in three rebel-held suburbs of this capital city.

 
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Question 4.
In a devastating raid, U.S. special forces freed an American and a Danish hostage in this East African country last week.

 
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Question 5.
Turkey has lashed out at France, threatening sanctions over a bill in the French parliament that makes it a crime to

 
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Question 6.
Despite the EU's current debt crisis, this country voted last week in a national referendum to join the EU.

 
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Question 7.
The stability of post-Qaddafi Libya was called into question last week as ________________ reportedly captured the town of Bani Walid.

 
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Question 8.
Greece rejected a proposal last week that would have allowed ____________________ to control its budget.

 
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Question 9.
Faced with growing imports of fossil fuels and the lingering effects of natural disasters, this Asian country has reported its first trade deficit since 1980.

 
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Question 10.
On Sunday Jordan's king met with the political leader of ____________, the first official visit by a senior leader of the organization since 1999.

 
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